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28/07/21

Retweetd From Primary Times London

We love this! 😍 Students, parents and staff have been working together to create a new Wellbeing Garden at ! 🌳🌻 The garden will contain a wellbeing area, a greenhouse and a performance area too. 💚🎤 https://t.co/mTMwJOQzy4

24/07/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

Fantastic work 🥇🥇🥈🥈🥉🥉🥉🥉🥉 https://t.co/7R3ShJ5r8J

22/07/21

Year 10 girls took part in the International Model United Nations conference in the Netherlands, representing Egypt, Chile, Croatia, Armenia and other countries. It brought together students from around the world for UN-style committees and discussions. https://t.co/PYRZsajZy0 https://t.co/GbJlMlIFj5

21/07/21

Retweetd From ENGLISH@HAB

The Library received a wonderful delivery today! Thank you for this incredible donation as part of the Pioneers programme. Exciting plans for how we'll be using these next year are already underway! https://t.co/awrJFLwxUR

21/07/21

HAB girls won two gold, two silver and five bronze awards in the 2021 Biology Challenge. We're very of them, especially considering 26,828 students from 348 schools took part! Great work https://t.co/xoFeYPISwF https://t.co/tZOHDCXJly

20/07/21

Eid Mubarak to everyone celebrating today and tomorrow! https://t.co/eexOZEc30h

16/07/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

So proud of this exceptional chemist and her Silver medal 🥈 🧪🧪🧪 https://t.co/40VTenQ0O7 https://t.co/xqfpZj8esR

16/07/21

Banners created by Year 7 girls to show their support for Year 11 student Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix, who has been selected for the GB diving team at the Tokyo Olympics. They are so excited for Andrea and wanted to show how her ambition has inspired them.https://t.co/VkJFIXnvcP https://t.co/FPYSHB1U1Z

15/07/21

of our brilliant Sports Day competitors! https://t.co/P6TkYqL39b

15/07/21

Retweetd From Ms Valentín Lucas

Where can Languages take you? Year 12 students at have contributed their testimonials to our new display on what’s exciting about Languages studies at A-Level and beyond! https://t.co/SpbvP0UoNP

15/07/21

Sara, one of our sixth formers has won a silver medal in the University of Cambridge’s chemistry competition for secondary students. Sara won a Ag Award (silver for those in the know) putting her in the top 4% of chemistry students in the UK. Well done, Sara! https://t.co/MdjaprwAfw

13/07/21

Year 8 girls represent the Marshall Islands at the Climate Conference. The conference aimed to model the conference that is taking place in November. Full story https://t.co/Y3scW9CaWR https://t.co/nRp47KruK7

12/07/21

Download , our school newsletter for July 2021. https://t.co/7oOyXR5mLt https://t.co/GAisbZ8Tua

20/06/21

Retweetd From Rehana Popal🕷

As part of the Social Mobility Scheme, I been shadowed by of and of this week. It has been an absolute pleasure. If this is the future of the Bar, then the future is bright! https://t.co/vnuVaOpg7j

18/06/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

Fantastic to launch our Y7 LifeLong Readers programme today 📚 We used the amazing ‘Look Up’ to help the girls practice reading with expression & questioning when reading to their younger siblings 📖 https://t.co/b5bb6pgsO5

12/06/21

Retweetd From Ms Valentín Lucas

What a lovely end to the week at ! Our linguists have had a great afternoon. KS3 students have attended Culture Club, Year 10s have worked with their mentor from and Year 12 have explored “La Sombra del Viento” in their book club. https://t.co/joQg6Aums2

11/06/21

Vocabulary matters at Harris Academy Bermondsey https://t.co/s3eWN7Gwt2

09/06/21

Retweetd From Dr Hellen Hay

WOW! Class of 2029, now I feel old... 🙃 Want to find out more about , our HAB girls and ? Then sign up below 👇👇👇👇👇 https://t.co/OOI7hqcc1h

09/06/21

We are hosting a Year 5 Open Event Webinar on Wed 23rd June, 5pm. It's a chance for our incoming Class of 2029 and their families to meet key HAB staff, and gain further information about making a successful transition. Register at https://t.co/hpe9emsNyj https://t.co/5e7OJbVQOt

08/06/21

The next Big Big session is this Thursday 10th June, 2pm – 6pm. Fancy joining us to build a shed or fill a raised bed, and create our new Wellbeing Garden? Click here to to sign up! Hope to see you there! https://t.co/U76z7GdBun https://t.co/9SW8zVQqAq

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Welcome to our Virtual Open Day

A warm welcome to Harris Academy Bermondsey. We created this virtual open day for 2020 in place of our usual open days, which we were unable to have this year because of Covid-19.


Meet Rebecca Iles-Smith, Principal

Rebecca Iles Smith webHarris Academy Bermondsey is a girls' school with drive and ambition in the heart of London. Ofsted rated us as Outstanding in every one of their categories in November 2019.

We are passionate about making a difference to the lives of our young women, ensuring that they have every opportunity to succeed by identifying and nurturing each one's individual talents.

Our well-qualified teachers and highly effective support staff are committed to providing an education that ensures every girl achieves excellence and becomes a leader, within a safe and happy learning environment.

I hope this page gives you a flavour of life at a school as rich and vibrant as HAB, but please do come along to one of our live online events too, if you can, in order to meet our teachers in person.

In the meantime, a good way to get a feeling for daily HAB life is to read our school blog or follow our Twitter feed @HABermondsey We look forward to welcoming you.

Rebecca Iles-Smith, Principal


"Leaders ensure that all pupils have a high-quality education." Ofsted 2019

"The curriculum is highly ambitious for all pupils." Ofsted 2019


What Year 7 say about HAB

Find out what our Year 7 students say about life at Harris Academy Bermondsey. Thank you to Idrissatu, Horia, Ellie and Sobia for telling us their stories.


"Subject leaders plan the curriculum well." Ofsted 2019

"Pupils across the ability range are highly motivated and enjoy learning." Ofsted 2019


Find out more about Harris Academy Bermondsey

The latest news stories on our website are a great way to get a flavour of life at HAB. You can also read our student blog, HAB Insight, and view our Twitter feed @HABermondsey.

Our vision and values - #CompassionAmbitionRespect

HAB staff have high expectations of the girls and HAB girls have high expectations of themselves. We are uncompromising but caring in everything that we do. Find out more.

Exam results - how do HAB girls achieve?

Our most recent Progress 8 score is 0.93, meaning that HAB girls achieve, on average, almost one grade higher than the national average. Click HERE to read about how three HAB Sixth Form girls gained Oxbridge places this year. Find out more about our results.

What subjects do students study?

Find out details about our curriculum and the wide range of subjects offered to all our girls. Find out more.

Clubs and trips

Your daughter will be able to choose from a huge range of clubs and co-curricular activities including photography, robotics, orchestra, mindfulness and meditation, Rainbow Champions, mathmatical proof and lots more besides. Find out more.


Image gallery

Take a closer look at our school by viewing our image gallery below. Thank you for visiting our website and please do contact us if you have any queries.

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